December 2008 New England ice storm

American natural disaster

The December 2008 ice storm was a bad ice storm in New England and New York. It made millions of people lose power. The storm was said to be the worst ice storm in a decade for New England.[1] It was also the worst in 21 years for New York.[2] Because of the storm, many trees fell down. They were coated in a heavy layer of ice.[3] Many people were still without power after the storm was gone.[4][5]

Damage from the storm in New York


  1. "Worst Ice Storm in a Decade (Video)". The Weather Channel. Retrieved 2008-12-14.[permanent dead link]
  2. Gavin, Robert; Jordan Carleo-Evangelist (2008-12-13). "Icy Disaster: Outages stun area; shelters fill". Times Union (Albany). p. A1. Retrieved 2008-12-14.
  3. "Storm leaves at least 1 million without power in Northeast". CNN. 2008-12-13. Retrieved 2009-01-02.
  4. "New England shivers without power after ice storm". CNN. 2008-12-14. Retrieved 2009-01-02.
  5. O'Connor, Anahad (2008-12-14). "Hundreds of Thousands Still Without Power". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-01-02.